Today, during the first part of PlayStation China’s showcase, Sony and its China Hero Project revealed updates about several of the games under the project’s umbrella.
Those games were showcased during earlier presentations from the project, and the developers provided an updated look at each today.
First of all, we get to see a trailer of Hardcore Mecha by Rocketpunch Games showcasing the upcoming crossover with Gurren Lagann.
This DLC should be available on the PlayStation store today, at least in some markets. The developers said it’s also coming to the Switch version, but at a later date.
Next is an update for In Nightmare, showing new gameplay from YiXing Network Technology.
We then move on to Convallaria, which was also announced back in 2019 by Chengdu LoongForce Technology.
Next in line is the third-person stealth game Evotiction by Spikewave Games.
If you’re unfamiliar with the China Hero Project, here’s an official description directly from Sony.
“China Hero Project (CHPJ)”is a program based on PlayStation platform, which strongly support Chinese funded game developers (mainly start-ups) to enter the whole Chinese and global market, committing to” create a successful game works (=star) worldwide” and “cultivation and development of Chinese game industry.
The project is supported by partners such as Epic Games, Inc., CRI Middleware, Digital Hearts HLDGS., Silicon Studio,Streamline Studios、WACOM、 Unity Technologies (Shanghai) Limited, who look to further increase on Chinese console game market, and provide development techniques of game engine, middleware etc. and debug services in order to improve the quality of game for Chinese game developers. In addition, Whiz Partners provides financial support for CHPJ.
A key point of view for the program’s target enterprise and team is that the project and team should not only be applicable to development in Chinese market, but also in global market.”